WWE Covers EVOLVE Network Special: WWE.com posted this article with more details on this history making night.
Adam Cole vs. Akira Tozawa Signed: The Wrap revealed that NXT Champion Adam Cole will defend vs. Akira Tozawa on July 13th. This match is fitting when you consider the history of EVOLVE. Cole was on early EVOLVE events. His career now comes full circle as he returns as NXT Champion. Tozawa was considered the “Dragon Gate USA MVP.” DGUSA paved the way and then morphed into EVOLVE. This is a unique battle of two of the pillars that built EVOLVE for the NXT Championship!
More Info For WWE Network Special: You can attend the EVOLVE 10th Anniversary Celebration in person and be part of this historic WWE Network special. This is the first time an independent wrestling company has aired live on WWE Network. It takes place in the legendary 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. Tickets are on sale through the 2300 Arena website.
The current lineup features:
NXT Championship Match
Adam Cole defends vs. Akira Tozawa
Catch Point Reunion Match – Non-Title
Matt Riddle vs. WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak
The Future Is Now Showcase Match
Josh Briggs vs. Anthony Greene
Plus more to be announced next week with:
-EVOLVE Champion Austin Theory
-WWN Champion JD Drake
-EVOLVE Tag Team Champions Eddie Kingston & Joe Gacy
-NXT Superstar Arturo Ruas
-NXT Superstar Babatunde
-AR Fox with Ayla & The Skulk
-Plus more to be added!!!